The Board of Australian gold mining company, Troy Resources Ltd will on Sunday decide the future of its Region 7 operations, even as Chief Executive Officer Ken Nilsson said that they would need about US$5M per month to sustain it and hinted at a possible short-term scaling down.
Government on Wednes-day announced a series of wage and salary increases for the Public Service but the total cost to the treasury remains unclear and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has claimed that the coalition government is planning to dismiss 20,000 workers to make the increase sustainable.
The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) is calling for enhanced transparency in the allocation of state-owned lands, inclusive of a public reporting mechanism to show how, and to whom, for how much, and for how long state lands have been leased.
President David Granger yesterday told a visiting IDB team that Guyana must be prepared in the shortest possible time for the coming of first oil.
Advocating for the allocation of a “fair share” of the returns from the country’s oil and gas industry, bringing the Essequibo Chamber of Commerce (ECC) into the national business mainstream and aggressively promoting the ‘Cinderella County’ as a hotspot for tourism are among the key priorities of Region Two businessman Roopan Ramotar who, last Sunday, was elected Chairman of the (ECC).
Sources at the dorms of the Anna Regina Multilateral School in Essequibo are angry over a report in yesterday’s Guyana Times about the students being affected because the kitchen was out of “essential food items.” They told Stabroek News that the report yesterday has caused a lot of embarrassment to the students, who are from the riverain areas.
The trial of Lolita Callendar, known as ‘Lola Doll,’ for the alleged assault of fellow cosmetologist Onika Pompey, is expected to restart in December in a city court after she made the decision against compensating the woman for the injuries she suffered during a fight.
Upgraded to the tune of $21m, the Soesdyke Post Office was yesterday recommissioned, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).
Shellon Barrow, who is accused of plotting to smuggle almost four pounds of cocaine out of the country last year, on Wednesday denied having knowledge of the narcotic and implicated her alleged co-conspirator, Latoya Griffith, during sworn testimony.
Following flooding due to spring tides and sea defence breaches, parts of some Mahaicony villages remain inundated with stagnant salt water as a result of the blocking of a drainage canal by a farmer seeking to protect his own rice crops from being flooded.
The construction of the second cell at the Haags Bosch Sanitary Landfill is expected to be completed by next January, according to Site Manager Lloyd Stanton.
A Goed Bananen Land, East Canje Berbice security guard lost his life yesterday after he was involved in a collision along the Canefield Village, East Canje Berbice Public Road.
Levar Moore, a 20-year-old electrician who is accused of robbing a policeman of his motorcycle at gunpoint, was yesterday remanded to prison.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said yesterday President Donald Trump already has admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democratic-led inquiry, accusing him of an impeachable offense under the U.S.
BARCELONA, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The Green Climate Fund, which provides finance for developing nations to tackle climate change, said yesterday it had reached a milestone of backing action in more than 100 countries, after approving $408 million for new projects.
LA PAZ, (Reuters) – Last Friday night, with Bolivia’s most important city paralyzed by demonstrations against leftist President Evo Morales, the police unit tasked with securing the presidential palace met to help decide the nation’s future.
LUCKNOW, India, CMC – Opener Evin Lewis struck a trademark aggressive half-century while seamer Kesrick Williams marked his first appearance for West Indies in 16 months with a three-wicket haul, as the Caribbean side swept aside Afghanistan by 30 runs in the opening Twenty20 International here yesterday.
Elton Dharry will face Australian Andrew Moloney in the latter’s backyard tonight for the vacant interim World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Flyweight title.It is Dharry’s toughest test to date but one the likeable 33-year-old is ready to grasp with both hands.
West Indies Women conceded a series defeat after going down to India Women by seven wickets in the third T20 International at the National Stadium, Providence last night with the latter now with an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series.